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Rashtrapati Bhavan: Official residence of the President of India
The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India at the western end of Rajpath, Raisina Hill, New Delhi, India. It was formerly known as Viceroy's House and constructed during the zenith of British Empire. Rashtrapati Bhavan may refer to only the 340-room main building that has the president's official residence, including reception halls, guest rooms and offices, also called the mansion; it may also refer to the entire 130-hectare (320-acre) Presidential Estate that additionally includes the presidential gardens, large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff, stables, other offices and utilities within its perimeter walls. In terms of area, it is the 2nd largest residence of any head of state in the world after Quirinal Palace in Italy. The other presidential homes are the Rashtrapati Nilayam in Hyderabad, Telangana and The Retreat Building in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits India, gets warm welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan | Oneindia News [Video]

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits India, gets warm welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan | Oneindia News

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz today arrived in New Delhi for a visit to India from February 25-26. Scholz is accompanied by senior officials and a high-powered business delegation, and his visit to..

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Renaming Mughal Gardens: BJP says shredding signs of colonialism, Opposition asks government to focus on inflation

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President Murmu, PM Modi welcome Egyptian president at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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